Tickets are available for the twelfth annual Mattel Party on the Pier benefiting UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. The event will take place at Pacific Park, located on the Santa Monica Pier, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16.
Guests will be treated to unlimited rides; carnival games stocked with prizes donated by Mattel; a silent auction featuring travel and entertainment packages, jewelry and collector's memorabilia; arts and crafts; great food and a VIP tent for sponsors.
Young celebrities scheduled to appear include Aedin Mincks, Carlon Jeffery, Jake Short, Sierra McCormick, and Stefanie Scott from the Disney Channel's A.N.T. Farm; Ryan Ochoa and Kelsey Chow from Pair of Kings; and Dylan Riley Snyder from Kickin' It.
General admission tickets are $100 for adults and $50 for children ages 2 to 12; children under 2 are admitted free. Tickets must be purchased in advance, as the event is expected to sell out. To order tickets, or for sponsorship opportunities, call Laura Pescatore at (310) 267-1836 or visit www.partyonthepier.ucla.edu.
Mattel is the event's title sponsor. Additional major sponsors include Duracell, John W. Carson Foundation, Beth and Neal Cutler, the Littman Family, Milken Family Foundation, Richard and Ellen Sandler, The Thomas Spiegel Family Foundation, Liz and Evan Greenspan, Ed and Rosie Rosen, Schaeffer Family Foundation, Ray and Janet Scherr Foundation, Nadya K. Scott, Mace Siegel, Hot Wheels Cycling Team, UCLA department of pathology & laboratory medicine, UCLA department of surgery, Feet First Eventertainment, and L.A. Parent magazine.
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is a vital part of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center which ranks as one of the top five American hospitals - and the best hospital in the western United States for the 21st consecutive year - according to a U.S. News & World Report survey.
The hospital's mission is to provide state of-the-art treatment for children in a compassionate atmosphere and to improve the understanding and treatment of pediatric diseases.
For more information, visit www.uclahealth.org/mattel.